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The Informed Citizens Book Club meets the second Wednesday of each month. 

Old Firehouse Book Store, Fort Collins
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Raff's Restaurant, Windsor
11:00 a.m
  - 12:30 p.m.                      

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Upcoming Reads - for reviews and discussion questions please go to Books and Articles Blog

by Robin Diangelo


Author Bio: Robin Diangelo

Reviews: Reviews of White Fragility

Discussion Questions:
   1.What is wrong with the statement, "I don't have a racist bone in my body"?
   2. What does the author mean when she says, "Racism is a structure not an event."
   3.What does it mean to be complicit?"
   4. Why is it okay for a white woman to write about racism?
   5. Where do we go from here? (hint: Chapter 12)

Previous Reads

Informed Citizen’s Book Club - 2019
Brown is the new White by Steve Phillips
Sisters-in-Law by Linda Hirshman
Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opioid Epidemic by Sam Quinones
           The Common Good by Robert Reich
 I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctors Journey on the Road to
                 Peace and Dignity
 by Izzeldin Abuelaish
   The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an
           American Classroom
 by Helen Thorpe          

           Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nationby Cokie Roberts    
           No is Not Enough - Resisting Trump's Shock Politics and Winning the
           World We Need
by Naomi Klein

 Informed Citizen’s Book Club - 2018
Infamy - The Shocking Story of the Japanese Internment Camps

            during WW II by Richard Reeves
            Gun Fight:  The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America
            by Adam Winkler
            Ratf**ked Doesn't Count: Why Your Vote Doesn't Count by David Daley

            The Death and Life of the Great American School System: 

            How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education by Diane Ravitch
            The Woman's Hour by Elaine Weiss
An American Sickness: How Health Care Became Big Business & How
            We Can Take It Back
-Elizabeth Rosenthal'
            Acid Test:  LSD and Ecstasy to Treat PTSD – Shrode
            $2 a Day: Living on Next to Nothing in America – Edin and Shaefer
            Radical - Nawaz April
            Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids-And How to Break
            the Trance
            Strangers in Their Own Land – Arlie Russell Hochschild


Informed Citizen’s Book Club – 2017 Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion
              by Jonathan Haidt
Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy
              of the Human Spirit
– Parker Palmer
Mistakes Were Made (but not by me) by  Tavris and Aronson
The Warmth of Other Suns–
Isabel Wilkerson                Chasing the Scream - Hari
Rise of the Warrior Cop –
Dark Money – Mayer The Sixth Extinction –
American Nations – Woodward Chasing the Scream –
Hart               The New Jim Crow - Michelle Alexander
On Tyranny –
Timothy Snyder
Evicted –

Informed Citizen’s Book Club - 2016

Unspun: Finding Facts in a World of Misinformation – Jamison and Jackson

The Botany of Desire– Michael Pollan

Drift – Rachel Maddow

The Green Boat – Mary Pipher

Shades of Blue – edited by Ferris
Divide –
Matt Taibbi

Give Us the Ballot – Ari Berman
Just Mercy –
Bryan Stephenson

The Righteous Mind – Jonathan Haidt